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Adjustable Modular Wheelchair Seating: Back Supports

Adjustable Modular Wheelchair Seating: Back Supports

Last month’s Clinical Corner article addressed adjustable, modular wheelchair seating with a focus on cushions. The article reviewed the spectrum of seating, from off-the-shelf to custom seating and described modular seating as the bridge between standard seating and custom seating. If you missed that article, see Adjustable Modular Wheelchair Seating: Cushions. This month, Clinical Corner will continue to address adjustable, modular wheelchair seating, with the focus on back supports.

Posted on 2018-04-26


Adjustable Modular Wheelchair Seating: Cushions

Adjustable Modular Wheelchair Seating: Cushions

Wheelchair seating is fundamental in seating and mobility prescriptions. Combined with the correct wheelchair base for an individual, seating can promote posture and positioning, provide stability, facilitate function, address pressure management and enhance comfort and sitting tolerance.

Posted on 2018-03-29


Customizing Off-the-Shelf Seating

Customizing Off-the-Shelf Seating

​Off-the-shelf seating works well for the majority of people who use wheelchairs; however, there are some people who require either customization of off-the-shelf seating or, for those who have more complex needs, custom seating systems. This month, I will discuss some of the modifications that are available in off-the-shelf seating that address skin protection, positioning needs, or personal choice.

Posted on 2013-06-13


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